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Polarcus appoints CEO

Feb 05, 2015

Rod Starr joins Polarcus as its next chief executive officer (CEO) effective 5 February. Starr has more than 30 years industry experience, starting his career with Unocal where he spent 16 years in various planning and financial roles…

Petrobras CEO, directors resign

Feb 05, 2015

Petrobras CEO Maria das Gracas Foster and five directors stepped down from their posts on Wednesday (4 February) following months of scandals. Gracas Foster has been at the helm of the national operator since 2012, and spent over 30 years with Petrobras…

Sætre takes Statoil reins

Feb 04, 2015

Statoil's newly appointed CEO and president Eldar Sætre says Statoil is 'well prepared' to tackle the large uncertainty facing the oil and gas industry, amid five-year low oil prices. Sætre (pictured), who has been acting CEO and president of Statoil since October…

OTC names 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award recipients

Feb 03, 2015

The 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will kick off on Sunday, 3 May, in Houston with the Annual OTC Dinner to honor the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Achievement Awards. OTC will recognize Elmer (Bud) Danenberger III for individual achievement…

Cobalt appoints Cameia executive VP

Feb 02, 2015

Cobalt International Energy appointed Shashank V. Karve as executive vice president, Cameia development. Karve joined Cobalt in December 2014, and is accountable for execution of the Cameia development project to production, ensuring safe…

Talisman UK CEO joins private equity firm

Feb 02, 2015

Private equity group Epi-V has taken on Talisman Sinopec Energy UK CEO Geoff Holmes to lead its FourPhase portfolio company CEO as it looks to grow its global portfolio. it has also taken on Expro director Tony Kitchener, as Chairman…

General manager changes at INPEX

Jan 26, 2015

Effective 1 February 2015, INPEX will have two new changes in general managers. Toru Akutsu, currently the general manager of the exploration & exploitation unit domestic project division, will become the project general manager of the domestic project division…

Apache chief retires from post

Jan 20, 2015

After 25 years with the company, Apache President and Chief Executive Officer G. Steven Farris announced his retirement effective today. Farris. From Apache.   The 66-year old will continue…

Expro CEO joins Seadrill board

Jan 15, 2015

Seadrill added Charles Woodburn to its board of directors. Woodburn has been CEO of Expro Group since 2010. Previously, he spent 15 years with Schlumberger where he held many senior management roles, including president of Wireline. More recently…

Bruheim named EMGS CEO

Jan 08, 2015

Bjarte H. Bruheim has been appointed the new CEO of EMGS, effective 7 January, following the board's decision to accept current CEO Roar Bekker's resignation. Bekker served as CEO since May 2009, and prior to that role, served as Chief Operating Officer since 2007…

JDR picks up former Aker exec

Jan 05, 2015

JDR Cables has appointed former Aker Solutions UK regional president David Currie as its CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective 12 January 2015.  Currie has nearly 30 years’ experience in the global offshore energy industry…

Hopper named new BOEM director

Dec 18, 2014

Abigail Ross Hopper has been appointed Director of the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), effective 5 January, the US Department of the Interior announced on 18 December 2014. Hopper, who will be the second director in the agency’s history…

TGS appoints COO

Dec 17, 2014

Norwegian geophysical firm TGS has appointment Kristian Johansen to a newly created role - Chief Operating Officer (COO) - effective 1 February 2015.  Johansen joined TGS in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining TGS, Johansen…

New E&P CEO for DONG Energy

Dec 15, 2014

DONG Energy has appointed a new Group Executive VP and CEO for its exploration and production division to replace Søren Gath Hansen, who is stepping down from the role.  David B. Cook, Hansen's replacement, is a 52-year-old American who…

Total restructures E&P branch

Dec 09, 2014

Total is changing things up by restructuring its exploration and production branch into five geographical divisions, an exploration division and five functional divisions. Image from Total.   Changes…

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